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Fitzgerald, F. Scott (1896-1940) The Beautiful and the Damned , First Edition, Ex Libris Sheilah Graham.

Auction:
3245T
Lot:
1098
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$1,845$1,500

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3245T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 08, 2019 12:00PM

Description:

Fitzgerald, F. Scott (1896-1940) The Beautiful and the Damned, First Edition, Ex Libris Sheilah Graham. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1922. First edition, with Scribner's seal on copyright page, octavo, worn, lacking dust jacket, signed on ffep by Sheilah Graham (1904-1988), inner joints taped, rubber stamp dated March 17, 1955, inside back board, 7 1/2 x 5 in.

Graham was a syndicated Hollywood columnist originally born in England who met Fitzgerald in California. The two shared a close romantic relationship for three and a half years. Graham was the person who found Fitzgerald's body in the West Hollywood apartment that they shared in 1940. She left a lasting monument to Fitzgerald, her autobiographical book, Beloved Infidel, that was also made into a feature film.
Estimate $2,000-3,000


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Keywords

Charles Scribner, American writers, Beloved Infidel, Creative works, English-language films, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Sheilah Graham, The Beautiful and Damned, Writers, Zelda Fitzgerald, United Kingdom

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